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DEATH TOLL CAUSED BY HEAVY RAIN IN S. KOREA RISES TO 12 PEOPLE WITH 7 MISSING

Deaths from this week’s heavy rain in South Korea have risen to 12, and seven have gone missing, officials said Thursday.

Seven of the dead were in Seoul, three were in the surrounding Gyeonggi Province, and two were in the eastern Gangwon Province, according to data from the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasures Headquarters.

The Chinese Embassy in South Korea has confirmed that two Chinese citizens were among those killed in the torrential rain that has been unseen for over a century.


A vehicle is submerged in a flooded road in Seoul, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022.
Hwang Kwang-mo/AP

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